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Lynne
New skirt board on existing stairs

I'd like to improve the looks of my basement stairs by adding a skirt board. It has oak treads with drywall each side. Is it more trouble than it's worth?

jkirk
Re: New skirt board on existing stairs

if you cant slide the skirt board behind the sides of the treads your in for a real headache..

Gizmo
Re: New skirt board on existing stairs
jkirk wrote:

if you cant slide the skirt board behind the sides of the treads your in for a real headache..

You have that right JK....It can be done but not a task a novice can usally handle. Heck Ive seen some real hack jobs done by so called Pro's :rolleyes:

The info in the link below will help you out with the mop boards. I would suggest you knotch out the tread nosing 1st if you give it a shot.

http://www.thisiscarpentry.com/2011/04/16/scribing-skirt-boards/

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